Frankfurt is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse. It is the fifth-largest city in Germany. The city is at the centre of the larger Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region. This city is an alpha world city and a global hub for commerce, culture, education, tourism and traffic.
Frankfurt Airport is among the world’s busiest. It is the major financial centre of the European continent, It has HQs of the European Central Bank, German Federal Bank, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, DZ Bank, KfW, several cloud and fintech startups and other institutes. Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s biggest trade fairs. Major fairs include the Frankfurt Motor Show, the world’s largest motor show, and the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest book fair.
Attractions in Frankfurt
Museums in Frankfurt
Deutsches Architekturmuseum (German Architecture Museum)
Deutsches Filmmuseum (German Film Museum)
Frankfurter Ikonenmuseum (Icon Museum Frankfurt)
Liebieghaus (Museum of Municipal Sculptures)
für Angewandte Kunst Museum (Museum of Applied Arts)
Giersch Museum (Museum for Regional Art)
für Kommunikation Museum (Museum of Communications)
Der Weltkulturen Museum (Museum of World Cultures)
Städel, one of the most famous art museums in Germany
Bibelhaus Erlebnis Museum (Bible House Experience Museum)
Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt (Jewish Museum Frankfurt)
Historisches Museum Frankfurt (Historical Museum Frankfurt)
Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum of Modern Art)
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (Schirn Art Gallery Frankfurt)
Frankfurter Kunstverein (Art Association Frankfurt)
Museum Judengasse (Jews’ Alley Museum)
Goethe-Haus (Goethe House)
Archäologisches Museum Frankfurt (Archaeological Museum Frankfurt)
Caricatura Museum für Komische Kunst (Caricatura Museum of Comical Art)
Dommuseum Frankfurt (Frankfurt Cathedral Museum)
Naturmuseum Senckenberg (Senckenberg Natural History Museum)
Botanical Gardens in Frankfurt
Botanischer Garten der Goethe-Universität
Performing Arts in Frankfurt
Frankfurt Radio Symphony
The English Theatre
Festivals in Frankfurt
Nacht der Museen
Nacht der Clubs
How to reach Frankfurt ?
The city can be accessed from all over the world via Frankfurt Airport (Flughafen Frankfurt am Main) is 12 km (7 mi) southwest of the city centre.
Frankfurt Hahn Airport
(Flughafen Frankfurt-Hahn) is around 120 km (75 mi) from the city in Lautzenhausen (Rhineland-Palatinate).
Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport
(Flugplatz Frankfurt-Egelsbach) is a busy general aviation airport on south-east of Frankfurt Airport, near Egelsbach.
Frankfurt Central Station (Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof) is the largest railway station in Germany by railway traffic.
Frankfurt Airport can be reached by two railway stations: Frankfurt Airport long-distance station (Frankfurt Flughafen Fernbahnhof) is only for long-distance traffic and connects the airport to the main rail network.
Frankfurt’s 3rd long-distance station is Frankfurt South station (Frankfurt Südbahnhof), os in Sachsenhausen. It is an important location for local trains and trams.
Local Transport in Frankfurt
Nine S-Bahn lines (S1 to S9) link Frankfurt with the largely populated Rhine Main Region. Most routes have at least 15-minute service during the day, either by one line running every 15 minutes,
The U-Bahn has nine lines (U1 to U9) serving Frankfurt and the larger suburbs of Bad Homburg and Oberursel in the north.
Frankfurt has ten tram lines (11, 12, 14 to 21), with trams coming usually every 10 minutes.
A number of bus lines complete the Frankfurt public transport system. Night buses replace U-Bahn and tram services between 1:30 am and 3:30 am.
Taxis can usually be found outside the major S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations, at the central station, the south station, the airport, the trade fair and in the crowded inner-city shopping streets. The common way to obtain a taxi is to either call a taxi operator.
The bicycles are stationed all over the city, including at selected railway stations. They can easily be spotted because of their eye-catching silver-red color.
Categories: Travel Destinations